If you work in newspapers these days (or book publishing, for that matter!) you probably hear much about the Kindle. Will this device — that provides a non-eye-straining reading, instant wireless purchase of books from Amazon anywhere, anytime — save publishing and the future employment prospects of those us who make our living by the […]
The question of what’s “fair use” in terms of aggregators indexing and providing lists of stories from newspapers, for example, on their own pages (Google news is good example) is a thorny one, made ever more urgent by news organizations need to grow revenues online more rapidly to offset print declines. Is Google unfairly profiting […]
This weekend was full of family events, including Saturday’s birthday party for Sofia (wow, a troop of 5-year old girls can make some noise!, happy noise, of course), Kris’ mom out for the weekend, planting, a baseball game and a hike today up Mount Uncanoonuc. The kids were abed early, and I’m not far behind […]
After spending late winter and early spring running light and recovering from the IT band injury I sustained at Hyannis in February, I raced a first race for the season tonight at the Merrimack Rock N Race in Concord. And while I was about 34 seconds off my 5K PR from last November, the beautiful, […]
A couple of Saturdays ago (well, maybe four or five now), I got it into my head to change my Twitter username. Or an idea that had been percolating for a few months about wanting to own my whole name on the service finally coalesced. Or something. In any case, I impulsively changed the name […]
I spoke to about 60 folks at The Telegraph’s Help 101 event yesterday at Sky Meadow country club (part of the paper’s onlging Hard Times Reasons and Remedies project). My session was Web Marketing 101, and focused on low and no-cost (except time) ways small businesses could approach Web marketing (next we should do one […]
I’ve been bad at keeping up on the blog lately, and my mom called me out on it during our Mother’s Day call on Sunday. So here, with the kids abed a few minutes yet before I head there myself, I’m taking a moment to post a cute family blog post from a recent vacation […]
Aimed perhaps at iPhone marketing campaigns, iPhone users and, on a meta level, those of us slightly jealous of them (at least when those cool commercials come on)? Oh, and be aware there’s a bit of rough language at the beginning, just in case the kids are in the room with you.